Color, texture, flavor- this Turkish salad has it all. Sumac adds an intriguing fruity sour note; the cumin and thyme add earthiness and the mint adds freshness to this light and unusual salad. It’s great for a crowd because the hearty ingredients lend themselves to pre-plating. Prep time: 20 minutes […]
The secret to having Cucumber Salad taste like it just came from the garden is in the salting. Draining the excess water from the cucumbers before you marinate them helps the cucumbers absorb the flavor of the sugar and vinegar. Loads of fresh dill puts it over the top! HInt: […]
Salsa is one of those products that is easily bought at the grocery store. You can buy really tasty mild, medium or sharp salsa and everyone will be very happy. I definitely recommend that route during the Winter. When it’s Summer and tomatoes are at their most flavorful, I prefer […]
To call Guacamole a “dip” is not doing it justice. Sure it’s great with chips and crudités; but you can use it in so many other ways as well. Top off a burger (veggie, meat or turkey)with it. Spoon it over your taco filling. Spread it on toast. Guacamole is […]
Sweet watermelon and salty Feta is a match made in foodie heaven. Add blueberries and toasted pinenuts and you’ve got a beautiful light Summer salad. Hint: Use toasted sunflower seeds if anyone is allergic to nuts. Prep time: 15 minutes
This Fudgy Flourless Chocolate Cake is for the real chocolate lovers amongst you. It is best when made one or two days in advance. You can make it in an eight inch springform pan; or if you prefer to make individual servings, you can make it in a mini-cheesecake pan. […]
You’ll know you’re not eating real pasta, but you won’t mind a bit! This delectable Spaghetti Squash Primavera is a refreshing alternative to heavy pasta dishes. Toss the spaghetti like strings of squash with vegetables. Add Tomato Sauce and/or cheese or not and you’ll have a healthy filling meal- perfect […]
Green Dill Sauce is actually home made mayo that becomes green with the addition of assorted herbs and/or vegetables. You can change the flavor to suit your own taste with the choice and amount of herbs you add. Serve it on the side with poached fish or steamed vegetables.
The natural sweetness of Acorn squash adds another level of flavor to this delicious ratatouille. Quarter the squash and serve it as a side dish or serve the ratatouille in half a squash as a main dish. This is a beautiful and delicious main dish for vegetarians and vegans. Mix […]
Shallots, cucumbers and dill complement the mild flavor of the flounder. This is an easy, light and delicious recipe that is perfect for lunch or dinner. Enjoy!